Abukuma Poro

2021-01-05 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: (Dirt G1 wins)4, colt,stallion(male), Dirt.

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Name / Japanese Abukuma Poro / アブクマポーロ
Birth Year 1992
Sex male
Earnings 820,090,000 yen
Races-Win / G1-Win 32-23 / 7-4
Sire Crystal Glitters
Dam (Sire) Banshu Way (The Pale)
Other site link  JBIS / Umanity / netkeiba

All G1 races + grade-races he won

Y
D/M
Track Race No. Pl.
1997
24/06
Ohi
D2000
Teio Sho (G1) 6 2   
1997
30/11
Chukyo
D2300
Tokai TV Hai Tokai Winter Stakes (G2) 13 1 G
1997
28/12
Ohi
D2800
Tokyo Daishoten (G1) 10 3 G
1998
28/01
Kawasaki
D2100
Kawasaki Kinen (G1) 4 1 G
1998
18/03
Funabashi
D2400
Diolite Kinen (G2) 2 1  G 
1998
27/05
Funabashi
D1600
Kashiwa Kinen (G3) 6 1 G
1998
24/06
Ohi
D2000
Teio Sho (G1) 8 1 G
1998
16/09
Funabashi
D1800
NTV Hai (G3) 8 1 G
1998
10/10
Morioka
D1600
Mile Championship Nambu Hai (G1) 12 3   
1998
23/12
Ohi
D2000
Tokyo Daishoten (G1) 11 1 G
1999
03/02
Kawasaki
D2100
Kawasaki Kinen (G1) 10 1 G
1999
17/03
Funabashi
D2400
Diolite Kinen (G2) 8 1 G
  • He made his debut as a horse belonging to Ohi Racecourse of NAR.
    He was late in his career.
    He started having success in 1996, when he was four years old.
    He’s won seven in a row since 1996 and would run in the 1997 Teio Sho.
  • In the Teio Sho (1997), he lost to Concert Boy.
  • In the Tokai TV Hai Winter Stakes, he won by a head.
    It was his first grade-race win and JRA’s race win.
    He defeated JRA horses like Toyo Seattle and M.I.Blanc.
  • In the Kawasaki Kinen (1998), he was 1st favorite.
    His jockey made little movement, and he won by 3 lengths.
    It was his first G1 win.
    And it was also the first showdown between him and Meisei Opera.
  • In the Teio Sho (1998), he was 1st favorite.
    He won as expected.
    Meisei Opera finished 3rd.
  • In the Mile Championship Nambu Hai, he was 1st favorite.
    He lost to Meisei Opera and finished 3rd.
  • In the Tokyo Daishoten (1998), he was 1st favorite.
    The race was shortened from last year.
    He won by 2+1/2 lengths over the second place finisher, Meisei Opera.
  • In the Kawasaki Kinen (1999), he won by 2+1/2 lengths.
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    Around the same time, Meisei Opera ran and won the JRA’s Feburuary Stakes instead of running in the Kawasaki Kinen.
    Meisei Opera is the only horse to have won a JRA G1 race while belonging to NAR as of January 2021.

Abukuma Poro and Meisei Opera

  • Two horses belonging to NAR were active in the late 1990s.
    They defeated JRA’s horses and showed off NAR’s presence.
  • Abukuma Poro is the overlord of the South Kanto region.
    (Kanto region Wikipedia)
    The South Kanto region is home to Ohi Racecourse, Kawasaki Racecourse, Funabashi Racecourse, and Urawa Racecourse, and is a particularly high level region in NAR.
  • Meisei Opera was active in Iwate Keiba, which is operated by Iwate Prefecture.
    (Iwate Prefecture Wikipedia)
    Iwate Keiba is held at Morioka Racecourse and Mizusawa Racecourse.
    Meisei Opera was called the “岩手の怪物の再来 (Second Coming of Iwate Monster)”.
    (The first Iwate Monster is Swift Say Die.)
  • Their showdown was called the “AM対決 (AM Showdown)” and drew a lot of attention.
    Their record against each other was three wins out of four for Abukuma Poro.
    Abukuma Poro’s three victories have come in the South Kanto region, his home base.
    Meisei Opera’s one victory have come in Iwate, his home base.
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